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Softball: ‘Hawks win WIAC title

May 7, 2014

  May 7, 2014 By Ryan Altman   Every time the UW-Whitewater women’s softball team found themselves trailing on the scoreboard, the ’Hawks immediately had an answer for their opponents in the WIAC tournament. In the five games of the tournament last weekend, hosted by UW-Stout,...

Softball: Houda throws no-hitter in five

Softball: Houda throws no-hitter in five

April 30, 2014

  April 30, 2014 By Daniel Schoettler   The Warhawks softball team strengthened its case for postseason play by winning all four of its games this past week. The last game of the weekend was special for Bekka Houda, who threw the first no-hitter by a Warhawks pitcher since Katie...

Softball: Warhawks get back on track

April 24, 2014

  April 18, 2014 By Justin Schultz   The UW-Whitewater softball team put an end to its four-game losing streak as the Warhawks took down UW-River Falls in both games of the doubleheader Friday. The Warhawks (22-7) beat the Falcons (15-16) 9-2 in the first game, and 8-0 in the...

Softball: ‘Hawks go 3-1 in doubleheaders, now 14-3

Softball: 'Hawks go 3-1 in doubleheaders, now 14-3

April 9, 2014

  April 9, 2014 By Justin Schultz   The UW-Whitewater softball team had a difficult time scoring runs on April 6 but still managed to split its doubleheader with the UW-Stout Blue Devils. The Warhawks (12-3) managed to beat the Blue Devils (14-10) in the first game, 2-1, behind...

Softball: Depth, experience key for 2014 season

Softball: Depth, experience key for 2014 season

April 2, 2014

    April 2, 2014 By Daniel Schoettler Last season, the Warhawks softball team finished with a 32-win season and a second-place finish in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Head coach Brenda Volk’s squad looks to build on a successful 2013 campaign in which...

Softball: ‘Hawks win WIAC tournament

UW-Whitewater softball team

May 7, 2013

  By Shawn Poole Pitching is always a key to success when it comes to softball. Tossing two four-hitters back-to-back is what Katie Boyle and Bekka Houda accomplished in Eau Claire at the WIAC Conference Tournament to clinch the automatic NCAA Tournament bid. The No. 14-ranked ’Hawks will host a NCAA III Regional this Thursday through Saturday. In ...

Softball: Krisch rides power surge

Junior first baseman Morgan Krisch

April 30, 2013

  By Zach Hicks Warhawks first baseman Morgan Krisch has always been a good hitter. In 23 at-bats as a freshman, Krisch hit .391 with a .500 on base percentage. Not too shabby for your first year of NCAA softball. It wasn’t until last season, her sophomore year, that Krisch became a regular...

Pitching trio leading the way

April 25, 2012

No player can be fully replaced. Those who come after are bound to play with their own style. The Warhawks could not replace All-American pitcher Jessica Stang with just one pitcher, but instead, rebuilt their rotation with three new pitchers: Katie Boyle, Amy Christopher and Bekka Houda. “We had...

Softball team bounces back during busy week

April 18, 2012

The softball team capped off a very busy week with a three-game winning streak. It finished 6-2 in four double-headers played in five days. Coach Brenda Volk said her team went through some highs and lows, but she was satisfied with the overall performance. “It was a long week, but I was happy with...

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